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ESG Conference

The conference will feature separate streams for PE and VC audiences, with dedicated ESG, impact and climate sessions. The event will explore essential issues including biodiversity, carbon credits, D&I, supply chain & human rights, sustainability regulations, greenwashing and more.
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ESG Conference

Date
18 June 2024

Venue/location
The Barbican Centre, London

Costs
Member LPs and GPs: Complimentary
Member Advisers and Banks Early Bird Rate: £699 +VAT (Early Bird Rates end on 19 April 2024*)
Member Advisers and Banks Standard Rate: £799 +VAT

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
BVCA members only

Overview
The conference will feature separate streams for PE and VC audiences, with dedicated ESG, impact and climate sessions. The event will explore essential issues including biodiversity, carbon credits, D&I, supply chain & human rights, sustainability regulations, greenwashing and more.


 
Event dates
18 June 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
London

LP-GP Forums

The LP-GP forums discuss the vital issues impacting IR professionals and LPs, including co-investments, fees and transparency, secondaries, fund extensions and restructuring, valuations and responsible investment. The forums are held under Chatham House rule and also provide delegates with excellent networking opportunities.
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LP-GP Forums

Date(s)
9 July 2024

Venue/location
The Royal Institution of Great Britain
21 Albemarle St
London, W1S 4BS

Costs
Complimentary to member LPs and GPs

Frequency
Three times a year

Audience
Member LPs and GPs

Overview
The LP-GP forums discuss the vital issues impacting on IR professionals and LPs, including co-investments, fees and transparency, secondaries, fund extensions and restructuring, valuations and responsible investment. The forums are held under Chatham House rule and also provide delegates with excellent networking opportunities.


 
Event dates
9 July 2024
Format
In-person forums
Location
Various locations across London

UK Pensions Summit

The BVCA's This inaugural Pensions Summit brings together venture capital and growth equity fund managers and UK pension fund investors to explore progress in relation to the proposals set out in the Investment Compact for Venture Capital & Growth Equity, which builds upon the Mansion House Compact of July 2023.
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UK Pensions Summit

Date
11 September 2024

Venue/location
Central London

Costs
Complimentary and exclusive to BVCA LP and GP Members (Signatories of the Investment Compact)

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
LPs and GP Members (Signatories of the Investment Compact)

Overview
The BVCA's This inaugural Pensions Summit brings together venture capital and growth equity fund managers and UK pension fund investors to explore progress in relation to the proposals set out in the Investment Compact for Venture Capital & Growth Equity, which builds upon the Mansion House Compact of July 2023.

Part of the BVCA Summit 2024: Partners for growth


 
Event dates
11 September 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
London

Limited Partner Summit

The Limited Partner Summit brings together a broad range of Limited Partners from the UK and globally to examine and discuss investors’ perspectives on investment trends and strategies including return expectations, performance, benchmarking and reporting.
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Limited Partner Summit

Date
11 September 2024

Venue/location
Central London

Costs
All LPs: Complimentary

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
LPs only

Overview
The Limited Partner Summit brings together a broad range of Limited Partners from the UK and globally to examine and discuss investors’ perspectives on investment trends and strategies including return expectations, performance, benchmarking and reporting.

Part of the BVCA Summit 2024: Partners for growth

 
Event dates
11 September 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
Central London

Summit Main Conference

The main conference is the pinnacle event of the Summit that brings together the entire private capital ecosystem. Investing in partnerships, growth, innovation and people, the Main Summit will explore the strategies and trends transforming our industry and underpinning 12,000+ businesses up and down the UK.
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Summit Main Conference

Date
12 September

Venue/location
Sancroft, St Paul's, London

Costs
Member GPs Super Early Bird Rates:
  • FUM up to £400 million: £249 + VAT
  • FUM £400 million - £750 million: £499 +VAT
  • FUM £750 million+: £799 +VAT
Please note this is the rate for the first ticket purchased by your firm, any additional tickets are available at a discounted rate of £99, £149 or £199+VAT, in relation to your FUM.

Non-Member GPs Rate: Please enquire.

Member Advisers & Banks Rate: £799 +VAT
Non-Member Advisers & Banks Rate: Please enquire

Member LPs: Complimentary, subject to approval
Non-Member LPs: Please enquire

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Open to all

Overview
The main conference is the pinnacle event of the Summit that brings together the entire private capital ecosystem. Investing in partnerships, growth, innovation and people, the Main Summit will explore the strategies and trends transforming our industry and underpinning 12,000+ businesses up and down the UK.

Part of the BVCA Summit 2024: Partners for growth

Event dates
12 September 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
London

Tax, Legal & Regulatory Conference

Led by the BVCA’s technical committees the Tax, Legal & Regulatory Conference provides a detailed overview of the most important technical developments shaping the PE/VC industry today and addresses the practical impact of legislative, regulatory and taxation changes. This one-day conference also provides delegates with excellent networking opportunities and is the only industry event completely devised and delivered by industry practitioners.
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Tax, Legal & Regulatory Conference

Date
19 November 2024

Venue/location
IET London: Savoy Place

Costs
All BVCA Members
Early Bird price: £899 + VAT per place (Early Bird Rate ends on 19 September 2024)

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
BVCA members only

Overview
Led by the BVCA’s technical committees the Tax, Legal & Regulatory Conference provides a detailed overview of the most important technical developments shaping the PE/VC industry today and addresses the practical impact of legislative, regulatory and taxation changes. This one-day conference also provides delegates with excellent networking opportunities and is the only industry event completely devised and delivered by industry practitioners.


 
Event dates
19 November 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
IET London: Savoy Place

European Private Capital Conference

The conference is designed exclusively for LPs and investment consultants across North America and Asia. Attendees can expect to gather insights on trends, opportunities and other developments in the European market. The LPs will also have the opportunity to hear from and connect with European GPs comprising of different sizes, stages and strategies.
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European Private Capital Conference

Date(s)
North America: 5-8 February 2024
Asia: 11-14 March 2024

Venue/location
North America: Toronto, New York and San Francisco
Asia: Tokyo, Seoul and Singapore

Costs
GPs: Please contact Amy Abbott to discuss participation
LPs: Complimentary to attend

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
European GPs and international LPs

Overview
The conference is designed exclusively for LPs and investment consultants across North America. Attendees can expect to gather insights on trends, opportunities and other developments in the European market. The LPs will also have the opportunity to hear from and connect with European GPs comprising of different sizes, stages and strategies. 

 
Event dates
5-8 February & 11-14 March 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
Venues across North America & Asia

Alternative Fund Strategies Conference

The diversification of private equity has been and is set to continue to dominate the development of the industry in the years ahead. This year we bring together three strategies, infrastructure, private debt and secondaries, in one day across roundtable sessions and half-day forums. Expert speakers from a wide range of backgrounds will deliver a comprehensive overview of the most urgent issues impacting these investment strategies.
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Alternative Fund Strategies Conference

Date
5 March 2024

Venue/location
etc.Venues County Hall, Floor 4,
Westminster Bridge Rd,
London, SE1 7PB

Costs
BVCA Professional Service Members: Half day rate £595 +VAT / Full day rate £795 +VAT per place

BVCA LP & GP Members: Complimentary
Non-members: Limited availability

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Open to all, priority given to BVCA members

Overview
The diversification of private equity has been and is set to continue to dominate the development of the industry in the years ahead. This year we bring together three strategies, infrastructure, private debt and secondaries, in one day across roundtable sessions and half-day forums. Expert speakers from a wide range of backgrounds will deliver a comprehensive overview of the most urgent issues impacting these investment strategies.

 
Event dates
5 March 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
County Hall, London

Emerging Managers Forum

Designed specifically with emerging managers in mind, this half-day forum provides an opportunity to learn best practices from successful vintage fund managers, understand what LPs are looking for in teams when deploying capital and discuss what it takes to be a great emerging manager from funds one through to three.
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Emerging Managers Forum

Date
29 February 2024 (AM)

Venue/location
Aon, 122 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4AN

Costs
Complimentary and exclusive to BVCA LP and GP Members.

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Open to BVCA LP and GP Members

Overview
Designed specifically with emerging managers in mind, this half-day forum provides an opportunity to learn best practices from experienced fund managers, understand what LPs are looking for in teams and discuss what it takes to be a great emerging manager. Learn best practices from successful vintage fund managers, understand what LPs are looking for in teams when deploying capital and discuss what it takes to be a great emerging manager from funds one through to three.


 
Event dates
29 February 2024
Format
In-person forum
Location
Aon, 122 Leadenhall Street, London

First-Time Fundraising Forum

The BVCA annual First-Time Fundraising Forum is an important initiative within our calendar to help foster and support the future leaders of our industry, specific sectors’ attractiveness, characteristics and rate of growth. The forum is designed for GPs raising a maiden fund and features an experienced cast of speakers who will deliver insightful guidance and support to the next generation of funds coming to the market.
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First-Time Fundraising Forum

Date
29 February 2024 (PM)

Venue/location
Aon, 122 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4AN

Costs
Complimentary and exclusive to GPs raising a maiden fund

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
GPs raising a maiden fund

Overview
The BVCA annual First-Time Fundraising Forum is an important initiative within our calendar to help foster and support the future leaders of our industry, specific sectors’ attractiveness, characteristics and rate of growth. The forum is designed for GPs raising a maiden fund and features an experienced cast of speakers who will deliver insightful guidance and support to the next generation of funds coming to the market.

 
Event dates
29 February 2024
Format
In-person forum
Location
Aon, 122 Leadenhall Street, London

Accelerate

Accelerate is the BVCA’s dedicated event for angel investors, venture capital and growth equity. Join senior business leaders, innovative entrepreneurs, and experienced angel, venture and growth capital investors for two packed days, dedicated to 'Seed to Series A' and 'Late-Stage Venture to Growth Equity'.
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Accelerate

Dates
21-22 May 2024

Venue/location
BAFTA, London, WC1J 9LN

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Open to all

Overview
Accelerate is the BVCA’s dedicated event for angel investors, venture capital and growth equity. Join senior business leaders, innovative entrepreneurs, and experienced angel, venture and growth capital investors for two packed days, dedicated to 'Seed to Series A' and 'Late-Stage Venture to Growth Equity'. Explore different streams throughout the conference and hear from trailblazers across the industry on all the hottest topics related to seed to series A, all the way through to growth equity.


 
Event dates
21-22 May 2024
Format
In-person conference
Location
London

Sector Conference

At the BVCA, we offer several events tailor-made to our member’s needs, including sector-specific forums. You can expect to hear the latest must-know information in sectors such as healthcare, energy and technology. The PE/VC industry has focused increasingly on sector specialisation over the past 3 to 5 years, which is why the BVCA runs a series of half-day sector conferences on topics such as energy and technology, bringing together 150 GPs, LPs, advisers and debt providers.
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Sector Conference

Date(s)
6 December 2022

Venue/location
RSA House London

Costs
Member LPs and GPs: Complimentary
Member Advisers and banks – Half day: £459 +VAT / Full day: £659 +VAT
Non-members – Half day: £920 +VAT / Full day: £1,320 +VAT

Frequency
Once a year

Audience
Open to all

Overview
At the BVCA, we offer several events tailor-made to our member’s needs, including sector-specific forums. You can expect to hear the latest must-know information in sectors such as healthcare, energy and technology. The PE/VC industry has focused increasingly on sector specialisation over the past 3 to 5 years, which is why the BVCA runs a series of half-day sector conferences on topics such as energy and technology, bringing together 150 GPs, LPs, advisers and debt providers.

 
Event dates
6 December 2022
Format
In-person conferences
Location
RSA House London

View all upcoming BVCA events via our events calendar

Learn more about the full programme of BVCA events in our brochure

Further information

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE BVCA

 +44 (0)20 7492 0400

 events@bvca.co.uk